Texas Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

Can Charlie Strong do what other coaches before him have done – take the Texas Longhorns program to the next level? After 15 years of Mack Brown and a success that produced many All-Americans and a National Title in 2005, Brown wrote himself into the Austin record books as one of the greatest to ever room the sidelines of the university. Strong, who found success as the head man...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas' Strong ready to make Big 12 Media Days debut

This is when it will finally hit everyone. Mack Brown will not be at Big 12 Media Days for the first time since 1998. It's still hard to believe the folksy Brown has taken his talents to national television. All eyes will be on his replacement at the University of Texas, Charlie Strong, when he takes the stage Tuesday in Dallas. As we were reminded in a book excerpt that was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Texas offer Saban $100 million plus?

Reportedly The University of Texas were willing to offer Nick Saban $100 million to leave Alabama and coach the Longhorns. Paul Finebaum has a book coming out where he claims that Texas was willing to give Saban $100 million to leave the Crimson Tide and head the program in Austin.  The title of the book which Finebaum co-wrote with Gene Wojciechowski is “My Conference Can Beat...
Via NCAA Football Zone
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Commit Posts Text Messages He Apparently Got From A Texas Coach

Four-star tight end and Texas A&M commit Jordan Davis posted these text messages that he apparently got from a Texas Longhorns coach. It seems safe to say that Davis has no interest in the Longhorns, but you can’t blame the coach for trying. The post Texas A&M Commit Posts Text Messages He Apparently Got From A Texas Coach appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New book alleges Texas was willing to give Nick Saban $100 million

There once was a time when the Texas Longhorns were allegedly set to pay Nick Saban a king's ransom to to coach their football program. Well, at least according to a new book written by notorious controversy-stirrer Paul Finebaum.Here's an excerpt:"Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban," wrote Finebaum and Gene Wojchiechowski. "Depending on...
Via Bush League Chronicle
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Nick Saban turn down $100 million offer to coach Texas?

A new book claims the Texas Longhorns were prepared to offer a package exceeding $100 million to lure Alabama coach Nick Saban to Austin.
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas players may have accepted meals from agent, eligibility in jeopardy

The risky business of player-agent relationships may cost several Texas players their eligibility. News emerged Monday from the Austin American-Statesman that two Texas football players each “received a meal paid for by an agent” and that their NCAA eligibility for 2014 was in question. Texas reported the incident to the NCAA on June 6, but the school would not confirm the names...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent brags about having dinner with Texas players on Twitter

Going to college doesn’t necessarily make you a smart person.  Take this NFL agent for example, who in the midst of  trying to impress folks on social media, has caused an investigation of a couple of Texas Longhorn football players. According to the Statesman, Justin Bingman, who represents former Texas lineman Mason Walters, sent out tweets on several different occasions...
Via Thacover2
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent Brags About Having Dinner With Texas Players on Twitter

Going to college doesn’t necessarily make you a smart person.  Take this NFL agent for example, who in the midst of  trying to impress folks on social media, has caused an investigation of a couple of Texas Longhorn football players. According to the Statesman, Justin Bingman, who represents former Texas lineman Mason Walters, sent out tweets on several different occasions bragging...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina HC Steve Spurrier Thinks Texas and Texas A&M Should Play Again

South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier was made for college football. Not only does he field a great team for fans to watch on Saturdays, he is a natural with the media. He doesn't worry about being nice and polite. He just tells it like it is.He did just that Tuesday during SEC Media Days when he said the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M need to renew their rivalry.@SEC/TwitterHe...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns: How will Charlie Strong rebuild them?

Prior to Charlie Strong’s arrival, the University of Louisville posted a 4-8 record in 2009. The university would subsequently hire Strong, who went on to rebuild the Cardinals’ program. By the year 2012, the Cardinals were Big East Champions and Strong earned Big East Coach of the Year honors for the second time in his tenure at Louisville.Strong will be asked to do much of...
Via Route4Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns won't sell beer at football games in 2014

When the Texas Longhorns decided to sell beer and wine at sporting events in the spring of 2014, including at baseball games and one men's basketball game, the expectation was that fans would be able to buy beer and wine at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium this fall as long as things went well However, Texas chancellor Francisco Cigarroa told the Austin American-Statesman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Releases “A New Era Is Here” Hype Video 50 Days Before Start Of 2014 Season

The 2014 season marks the beginning of a new era in Texas football history. The Longhorns, who saw former head coach Mack Brown step down after another subpar (by UT standards) campaign, are full of optimism as they head into their first year under Charlie Strong. Texas, which hasn’t won double-digit games since back in 2009, is looking to get itself back to the top of the Big...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young's Career Didn't End Because of His Argument With Jeff Fisher

When the Tennessee Titans drafted former Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young with the No, 3 pick in the 2006 draft they thought they were picking up a future superstar. At times he looked like one, but his tenure with the team was rocky at best before finally coming to an end.Upon reflection Young sees the argument he got in to with than-head coach Jeff Fisher as the driving...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-star OL Garrett Thomas commits to the Texas Longhorns

The Texas Longhorns have added another big piece along the offensive line with the commitment of Many (La.) offensive lineman Garrett Thomas, who announced his pledge on Wednesday morning in a ceremony at his high school. A consensus three-star prospect, Thomas chose the Horns over finalists Michigan, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, and South Carolina. It was the first pledge for the Horns...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Football 2014 Schedule Analysis

A new era of Texas football is set to begin in a few weeks. Charlie Strong steps into the most powerful athletic department in the nation with...
Via Athlon Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big 12's top 10 games of 2014

College football is less than two months away, and you may have seen our ranking of the Big 12's nonconference games this season. What about the games that will decide where the Big 12 title belt resides this year? Here are the 10 conference games we're looking forward to most in 2014. 1. Baylor at Oklahoma, Nov. 8: Simply put, this is the two best teams in the Big 12 on...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Deployed Green Beret college football player pens patriotic letter for 4th of July

Not what most players do in the offseasonCredit: Caring for Camo In the case of 32-year-old Texas Longhorns long-snapper Nate Boyer, the term “going to battle” means something completely different than lining up in the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma or in the Alamo Bowl against Oregon.  It means keeping an eye out for the enemy and being prepared to defend against an ambush at...
Via Sports-Kings
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame Wants To Move Texas Game From 2019 After Scheduling Georgia Series

Notre Dame may delay its 2019 trip to Austin. Notre Dame and Georgia announced a 2017/2019 home-and-home series on Wednesday, but that second date creates some issues for the Irish schedule. Notre Dame is set to play four games against the Texas Longhorns including one in Austin in 2019. The second Georgia game creates a bit of a log-jam there, along with all of Notre Dame’s existing...
Via College Spun
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Predicting Wins and Losses for the 2014 Texas Longhorns' Schedule

When the 2014 Texas Longhorns take the field this fall they will begin a new era in their tradition rich football program history book. After having Mack Brown patrol the sidelines in Austin, Texas for nearly two decades the reigns are now handed over to Charlie Strong. Strong, the former defensive coordinator at Florida and head coach at Louisville, was brought in to bring a new...
Via Football Nation
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas HC Charlie Strong Trashed By High School Coaches Following Speech at Coaching Clinic

Ever since Charlie Strong took over the Texas Longhorns football program the talk has been pretty much positive. His approach has been commendable, his attitude is top notch, and he gives off the impression that he is going to rebuild the program through hard work and perseverance.Strong has people thinking positive and optimistic about the future. However, after a recent appearance...
Via FatManWriting
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Texas A&M Proclaims Dominance In Texas With “We Run This State” Hashtag

Texas might be the flagship school in the state, but Texas A&M, coming off of a highly successful two-year run to kick off its SEC membership, is now claiming that they now own the Lone Star State. A&M Twitter accounts have been using the #WRTS tag in their posts, which stands for “we run this state”, a thinly-veiled shot at Texas and the other local programs. Another...
Via College Spun
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Getting Crushed On The Recruiting Trail & Texas Fans Aren’t Happy

Erich Schlegel | Getty Images Charlie Strong’s career at Texas has officially kicked off in an inauspicious manner. The first indication of an incident was a shirt that read “Black is the new Brown” with a picture of Charlie’s bald dome gracing the front. An undercurrent of racism was inherently going to swirl around an African American head coach in a state like Texas, but...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

How will Texas coach Strong handle sexual assault charges against playe

How will Texas coach Charlie Strong handle sexual assault charges against two of his players?  Strong did an excellent job with Louisville and appears to have his philosophical approach challenged in the beginning of his tenure in Austin. One of his core values is that his players should respect women (no drugs, no stealing, no guns, and be honest being the others).  He made it...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Two Texas Longhorns players being investigated for sexual assault

For the second time since 2012, members of the Texas Longhorns football team are under investigation for sexual assault. Kirk Bohls and Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman are reporting that two football players are being questioned by campus police as part of an investigation to an alleged sexual assault. Two University of Texas football players were […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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